1969 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1969 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1966 / 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1969177TwinsYPaul Powell (minors)OF-0.130421.167.5014YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19692317TwinsYRon McDonald (minors)3BHSSouth Hills HS (West Covina, CA)
19693557TwinsYBert Blyleven (minors)RHP95.36994510.131.2906922872503.311.200HSSantiago HS (Garden Grove, CA)
19694797TwinsYRonald Adams (minors)LHPHSThomas Jefferson HS (Council Bluffs, IA)
196951037TwinsYByron Emick (minors)OFHSGrand Ledge HS (Grand Ledge, MI)
196961277TwinsYRichard Osentowski (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Nebraska at Kearney (Kearney, NE)
196971517TwinsYGreg Jaycox (minors)RHPHSChannel Islands HS (Oxnard, CA)
196981757TwinsNRick Burleson (minors)SS22.61346513950.273.689HSWarren HS (Downey, CA)
196991997TwinsYJohn Braun (minors)RHPHSMarion HS (Marion, WI)
1969102237TwinsNGary Atwell (minors)OFHSJohn F. Kennedy HS (La Palma, CA)
1969112477TwinsYThomas Schmidt (minors)RHPHSCentral HS (LaCrosse, WI)
1969122717TwinsNGregory Bero (minors)CHSFerra HS (Gardena, CA)
1969132957TwinsYWilliam Barnes (minors)LHPHSSouth Hills HS (West Covina, CA)
1969143197TwinsYMichael Dion (minors)CHSSt. Paul HS (Santa Fe Springs, CA)
1969153437TwinsYReynold Lyczak (minors)3BHSBurlington HS (Burlington, NJ)
1969163677TwinsYDan Vossler (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
1969173917TwinsYJim Koering (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
1969184157TwinsNRand Rasmussen (minors)SSHSMillikan HS (Long Beach, CA)
1969194397TwinsYTed Remington (minors)RHP4YrParsons College (Fairfield, IA)
1969204637TwinsNGregory Zail (minors)RHPHSSt. Paul HS (Santa Fe Springs, CA)
1969214877TwinsYKenneth Knight (minors)OFHSVictoria HS (Victoria, TX)
1969225117TwinsYJoe Bochy (minors)CHSJefferson HS (Falls Church, VA)
1969235357TwinsYWilliam Giffin (minors)RHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1969245597TwinsYGregory Gustafson (minors)CHSBellingham HS (Bellingham, WA)
1969255837TwinsNJerrold Johnson (minors)LHP4YrOregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
1969266077TwinsNBrent Estee (minors)LHP4YrJohn J Pershing College (Beatrice, NE)
1969276307TwinsYThomas Thompson (minors)3BHSFairfax HS (Fairfax, VA)
1969286537TwinsNMichael Evans (minors)LHPHSWoodbridge HS (Woodbridge, VA)
1969296767TwinsYRobert Love (minors)3BHSHixon HS (Chattanooga, TN)
1969306986TwinsNDaniel Boettcher (SELECTION VOIDED) PHSRadnor HS (Rosemont, PA)
1969317206TwinsYArthur Gordon (minors)RHPHSWashington HS (Cairo, GA)
1969327415TwinsYRichard Judkins (minors)RHPHSGoffstown HS (Goffstown, NH)
1969337625TwinsYJim Hughes (minors)RHP0.978007825304.301.470HSSt. Bernard HS (Playa del Rey, CA)
1969347835TwinsYJames Michael (minors)RHP4YrLoras College (Dubuque, IA)
1969358035TwinsYDavid Schmidt (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
1969368215TwinsYWayne Parks (minors)RHP4YrSt.Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN)
1969378374TwinsYCharles Wheeler (minors)SSHSBuena Vista HS (Buena Vista, GA)
1969388524TwinsNWilson Raines (SELECTION VOIDED) PHSJohnson HS (Laurinburg, NC)
1969398663TwinsYSteve Hardin (minors)RHPHSPisgah HS (Camton, NC)
1969408793TwinsYDavid Nieman (minors)OF4YrAugustana College (Rock Island, IL)
1969418923TwinsYJeffrey Snowdon (minors)LHPHSThomas Jefferson HS (Denver, CO)
1969429033TwinsYKeith Sonnichen (minors)OF4YrCarthage College (Kenosha, WI)
1969439143TwinsNCraig Barnes (minors)LHPHSSouth Hills HS (West Covina, CA)
1969449253TwinsYNeil Emerson (minors)LHPHSCoon Rapids HS (Coon Rapids, MN)
1969459343TwinsYLee Palas (minors)LHPHSElvader HS (St. Olaf, IA)
1969469433TwinsNMichael Dlugach (minors)CHSOverton HS (Memphis, TN)
1969479523TwinsNJames Skogstad (minors)RHP4YrMetropolitan State College of Denver (Denver, CO)
1969489613TwinsNJames Otto (minors)SSJCNorth Hennepin Community College (Brooklyn Park, MN)

Other Years: 1966 / 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972

48 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (8%). Total of 118.7 WAR, or 29.7 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2017 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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